|Premier of the Republic of China|
|Preceded by||Duan Qirui|
|Succeeded by||Sun Baoqi|
July 23, 1870|
Fenghuang, Xiangxi, Hunan, Qing Dynasty
|Died||December 25, 1937
British Hong Kong
|Political party||Progressive Party|
In July 1913, Xiong was appointed by Yuan Shikai as the Premier and Finance Minister. However, after a few months the relationship between Xiong and Yuan began to deteriorate, triggered by their conflicting views on governance. In February 1914, Xiong resigned from the Premiership.
After he left politics, Xiong involved in some education and charity institutions to help the unfortunates of Beijing and Shanghai. Xiong was in Shanghai helping the refugees during the Japanese's invasion. After the fall of Shanghai, he went to Hong Kong. He died in Hong Kong on December 1937 and was honored with state funeral.
|Premier of the Republic of China
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